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Neuroscience and computing

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Organization for Computational Neurosciences

What began as a workshop in 1990, today OCNS meetings are where experimental neuroscience meets theoretical, statistical and computer-simulation analyses, with the hope of turning large collections of
experimental results into a principled understanding of nervous systems. The goal is to organize a high-quality meeting that is both informative and fun, with their website serving as a useful resource for
computational neuroscientists.



Brain-Computer Interface: technology that reads your mind (more or less)


Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A noninvasive form of BCI that measures the change in blood flow in regions of a subject’s brain and/or spinal cord.